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Indigenous Women and the Story of Canada | Sarah Robinson | Walrus Talks

Credits: The Walrus Published on Mar 3, 2017 From the Walrus Talks National Tour: We Desire a Better Country. Recorded March 1st, 2017 at Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre in Whitehorse. The Walrus Talks National Tour is a Canada 150 Signature Initiative and would not be possible without our sponsors. De la tournée nationale The Walrus […]

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Ontario Introduces Anti-Racism Legislation

Advancing the Province’s 3-Year Anti-Racism Strategic Plan March 29, 2017 Today, Michael Coteau, Minister Responsible for Anti-Racism, introduced new legislation that would, if passed, embed Ontario’s Anti-Racism Directorate in law, creating a framework for continued work to promote equity for racialized groups across the province. During public consultations held last year, the province’s Anti-Racism Directorate […]

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Prime Minister announces support for high-quality, affordable child care across the country

March 29, 2017 Canadians deserve the opportunity to raise their families the way they want, but far too many do not have access to the high-quality, affordable child care they need. With increased support for early learning and child care, more Canadian parents can pursue new opportunities to work and learn, and build a better […]

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Premier Brad Wall invites Calgary energy companies to relocate to Saskatchewan – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 29, 2017 By Dan Healing THE CANADIAN PRESS CALGARY _ Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall is taking a turf war with Alberta to its economic heart, inviting energy companies based in Calgary to move their headquarters to his province. In a letter to Whitecap Resources (TSX:WCP) dated Monday, Wall offers to subsidize relocation […]

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A by the numbers look at government spending on child care in Canada – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 29, 2017 16:09 OTTAWA _ The Liberals have promised to spend $7.5 billion over a decade on child care to fund spaces in provinces and territories, as well as indigenous child care on and off-reserve. Here are some numbers in the pledge and how the funding stacks up: $500 million: Federal money pledged […]

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Osisko Corporate Update

(Montréal, March 28, 2017). Osisko Mining Inc. (OSK:TSX, “Osisko” or the “Corporation”) announces today that Ned Goodman has decided to resign from board of directors of the Corporation. The Board, recognizing Mr. Goodman’s leadership in the Canadian mining industry and his position as a founding Chairman of the Corporation, has asked Mr. Goodman to remain […]

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Resolute Announces Start-up of New Tissue Machine at Calhoun

MONTRÉAL, March 29, 2017 – Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) is pleased to announce the successful start-up of its new tissue machine in Calhoun (Tennessee). The first tissue parent roll was produced on February 28, 2017. The machine will continue its scheduled ramp-up through 2017 and is expected to be producing at […]

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Five things to know about how the Conservatives will pick a new leader May 27 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 29, 2017  OTTAWA _ On May 27, Conservative party members will choose a new leader. Here are five things to know about the election process: 1. Only those who signed up to be members before midnight on March 28, 2017, or those who renewed memberships that lapsed 60 days before election day, […]

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Tourism versus environment: Development in Rocky Mountain national parks – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 29, 2017 10:50 Parks Canada is proposing an $86-million bike trail in Jasper National Park that would run from the Jasper townsite to the Columbia Icefields. The agency says it’s an opportunity to expand visitor experiences and bring new people to the parks. Environmental groups call it another chip off the park’s environmental […]

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Granada Gold Moves Quickly on Turnkey Solution to Boost Potential Gold Production at Granada Mine

March 28, 2017 – Granada Gold Mine Inc. (TSX‐V: GGM) (OTC: GBBFF) (Frankfurt: B6D) (the “Company” or “Granada”) is pleased to report that Company management and geological consultants met last week at the Granada Property and two other proposed mill processing sites in nearby northern Ontario with officials from DRA Americas Inc., a subsidiary of […]

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N.B. to give political parties financial incentives to field women candidates – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 29, 2017 By Kevin Bissett THE CANADIAN PRESS FREDERICTON _ New Brunswick’s government is winning praise for its plan _ thought to be a Canadian first _ to give political parties a financial incentive to field more women candidates. Premier Brian Gallant said Wednesday more women are needed in positions of influence, […]

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Osisko Appoints Amy Satov To Board Of Directors

(Montréal, March 28, 2017). Osisko Mining Inc. (OSK:TSX, “Osisko” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce that it has appointed Amy Satov to the board of directors of the Corporation. Ms. Satov, B.A., LL.B., M.B.A. is the Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Litron Distributors Ltd., a national lighting distributor.  Founded in Montreal, Litron expanded […]

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Teck Updates Steelmaking Coal Guidance

Vancouver, BC – Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TECK.A and TECK.B, NYSE: TECK) (“Teck”) today provided preliminary guidance for second quarter steelmaking coal volumes and costs, and an update to its guidance for the first quarter of 2017. Steelmaking coal sales volumes for the second quarter of 2017 are expected to be at least 6.8 million […]

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Drone Delivery Canada Granted Additional Test Flight Certificate from Transport Canada – Commercial Drone Delivery Testing Expands in Southern Ontario, Canada

March 29, 2017 Highlights: DDC obtains additional test flight certificate from Transport Canada to expand its testing program within Canadian skies DDC has received three test flight licenses from Transport Canada to date DDC intends to launch its platform in Canada’s northern communities to start Toronto, ON, March 29, 2017, Drone Delivery Canada (DDC or […]

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Baffinland sponsoring, exhibiting, and presenting at Nunavut Mining Symposium

Baffinland Iron Mines will be a silver sponsor, and will be presenting and exhibiting at the 2017 Nunavut Mining Symposium. The symposium, April 3-6, 2017 in Iqaluit at the Frobisher Inn, will be the 20th year of the event. The theme for this year’s symposium is Reflecting on the Past/Looking to the Future, and will […]

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Teck’s Q1 2017 Financial Results and Investors’ Conference Call April 25, 2017

March 28, 2018 Vancouver, B.C. – Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TECK.A and TECK.B, NYSE: TECK) (“Teck”) will release its first quarter 2017 earnings results on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 before market open. The company will hold an investor conference call to discuss the first quarter 2017 earnings results at 11:00 a.m. Eastern time / 8:00 […]

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Nature Conservancy of Canada buys ‘pristine’ area on north shore of Lake Superior – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 29, 2017 By Peter Cameron THE CANADIAN PRESS The Nature Conservancy of Canada says it has purchased more than 1,000 hectares of property on the north shore of Lake Superior that is crucial to species such as bald eagles and peregrine falcons. It says the Big Trout Bay area is one of […]

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Itinerary for Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Itinerary for the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, for Wednesday, March 29, 2017: Winnipeg, Manitoba 10:45 a.m. The Prime Minister will highlight Budget 2017 investments in child care. A media availability will follow. South Y 5 Fermor Avenue Winnipeg, Manitoba Notes for media: Media should arrive no later than 10:15 a.m. Open coverage for visit of […]

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Saturviit Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary

Kuujjuaq (Québec), March 29, 2017 – The Kativik Regional Government (KRG) is pleased to mark in 2017 an important milestone for women in Nunavik. The Saturviit Inuit Women’s Association of Nunavik is celebrating 10 years of successful advocacy on the status of women and family issues. “Over the past decade, Saturviit has promoted initiatives fostering […]

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Islanders encouraged to help shape new cultural strategy

March 29, 2017 Islanders can take part in shaping Prince Edward Island’s first cultural strategy through community consultations that will begin in April. When complete this fall, the strategy will recommend cultural policy direction and guide the development of action plans, programs, and supports for the next 10 years. The consultations will include an online […]

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Free Tuition for Hundreds of Thousands of Ontario Students

New Ontario Student Assistance Program Now Accepting Applications March 29, 2017 9:05 A.M. Office of the Premier Ontario is now accepting applications for the new Ontario Student Assistance Program, which is making tuition free for more than 210,000 students. Premier Kathleen Wynne met with high school students at Bishop Marrocco/Thomas Merton Catholic Secondary School in […]

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B.C. gives over $1.8 million in grants to fight invasive plants

March 29, 2017 VICTORIA – The B.C. government is handing out over $1.8 million in new grants to help control the spread of invasive plants in the province, Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Minister Steve Thomson and Minister of State for Rural Economic Development Donna Barnett announced today. The 31 grants are being distributed […]

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Department of Transportation Expanding Online Services

YELLOWKNIFE (March 28, 2017) – The Department of Transportation (DOT) is pleased to announce the expansion of online services offered to Northwest Territories (NWT) residents, by adding driver’s licences and NWT identification card renewal services. The new services will result in less time spent by residents at Driver and Motor Vehicles (DMV) offices across the […]

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Supporting Lower Mainland First Nations entrepreneurs

March 29, 2017 VANCOUVER – A key to business success is ensuring budding entrepreneurs have the right skills for the job. The provincial government has been helping four First Nations in the Lower Mainland gain core-business skills to create jobs and generate prosperity for their communities. More than 200 aspiring and current entrepreneurs from the […]

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Flatter, Leaner Management Structure Implemented for Regional Health Authorities and NLCHI

March 29, 2017 Regional health authorities, along with the Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Health Information (NLCHI), today are implementing a flatter, leaner management structure. This follows on the Provincial Government’s approach to flatter, leaner management as outlined in The Way Forward. The organizational changes announced today will result in streamlined operations and reduce the […]

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3D Kimberlite Mineral Chemistry Data from Slave Geological Province to be Released

YELLOWKNIFE (March 28, 2017) – A study will be released this week that reports new Kimberlite Indicator Mineral (KIM) Chemistry in the Central Slave Geological Province that has potential to benefit future exploration in the region to find the next diamond deposits. This study is planned for release by the Northwest Territories Geological Survey (NTGS) […]

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British Columbia’s Submission to the Expert Panel on the Modernization of the National Energy Board

EAO is committed to working with the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA) to minimize duplication and to harmonize efforts wherever possible. British Columbia’s Submission to the Expert Panel on the Modernization of the National Energy Board In October 2015, the Prime Minister mandated the Minister of Natural Resources Canada to “modernize the National Energy Board […]

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Media Availability Regarding Support for Child and Family Services in Ontario First Nations

Sudbury – Please be advised that the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada, will hold a press conference to announce funding for Child and Family Services on First Nations across Ontario. Date: Thursday, March 30, 2017 Time: 10:30 a.m. (EST) Where: 866 Newgate Avenue, Unit 1 Sudbury, ON P3A 5J9 For […]

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Legislation Introduced to Create Provincial Health Authority

March 28, 2017 New legislation introduced today will improve frontline patient care by removing arbitrary health region boundaries and create a single Provincial Health Authority. “One Provincial Health Authority that is focused on better coordination of health services across the province will help to ensure patients receive high-quality, timely health care, regardless of where they […]

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National Inquiry to Hold First Family Hearings in Whitehorse (28/03/17)

March 28, 2017 The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls will continue holding a series of regional advisory meetings across the country over the next two months in order to receive input from survivors and families leading up to family hearings that will begin at the end of May. The meetings, […]

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The Daily Wednesday, March 29, 2017

March 29, 2017 Consolidated Canadian Government Finance Statistics, 2015 The total fiscal burden in Canada—tax revenues and social contributions imposed by governments on individuals, businesses and non-residents—was $16,510 per capita in 2015, up from $15,913 in 2014. Continue reading Federal net debt per capita since 1867 The evolution of the federal government debt illustrates some […]

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Hydrostor Inc. and NRStor Inc. announce partnership to develop Advanced Compressed Air Energy Storage projects across Canada

TORONTO, March 28, 2017 – Hydrostor Inc., a global leader in Advanced Adiabatic Compressed Air Energy Storage (A-CAES) and NRStor Inc., Canada’s premier energy storage project developer, announced today a partnership to jointly develop utility-scale energy storage projects across Canada. The companies will build on their experience together delivering an A-CAES solution for Ontario’s Independent […]

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Strikepoint Completes Purchase of Yukon Portfolio from IDM Mining

March 28, 2017, Vancouver, BC – StrikePoint Gold (TSX.V:SKP) (“StrikePoint” or the Company) is pleased to announce that it has completed the purchase of an extensive portfolio of properties located in the Yukon from IDM Mining Ltd. (TSX.V:IDM) (“IDM”). Terms of the Transaction: StrikePoint has issued 10.5 million common shares and paid $150,000 in cash […]

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BR Senate Beyak – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Mar 29, 2017 OTTAWA – Indigenous leaders in Manitoba and northern Ontario are unanimous in calling for Senator Lynn Beyak (BAY’-ak) to quit a committee dealing with First Nations treaty issues. Sheila North Wilson, a grand chief of an organization representing First Nations in northern Manitoba, says Beyak’s comments about […]

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National environmental group calls Manitoba climate policy survey ‘useless’ – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 29, 2017  WINNIPEG _ A national environmental group says a Manitoba government survey on climate-change policy is a waste of money because it can be done by the same person over and over again. The Wilderness Committee says the online survey _ which ends Friday _ has no restriction on people from […]

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Osisko Intersects 71.4 g/t Au Over 5.4 Metres At Windfall

New High Grade Intercepts in Lynx Zone Discovery (Montréal, March 28, 2017).  Osisko Mining Inc. (OSK:TSX, “Osisko” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce new results from the ongoing drill program at its 100% owned Windfall Lake gold project located in Urban Township, Québec.  The current 400,000 metre drill program combines definition drilling above the […]

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BR MMIW Inquiry – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Mar 29, 2017 OTTAWA – The national inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women and girls will hold its first hearing with families in May. The meeting on the 29th will be in Whitehorse. Over the next two months, commissioners will hold a series of regional advisory meetings across the […]

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Dany St-Pierre, Administrator on the Board of Boralex, ranks among the most influential women in the wind energy sector

Montréal, March 28, 2017 – Boralex Inc. (“Boralex” or the “Corporation”) (TSX: BLX) is proud to announce that Dany St-Pierre, who has been on the Board of Boralex since 2016, ranks 66th among the Top 100 most influential women in the wind energy sector, published by the British magazine A Word About Wind, in honour […]

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Fort McMurray plans ‘tranquil’, dawn to dusk gathering for anniversary of wildfire – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 29, 2017  FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. _ A “tranquil, welcoming, supportive” gathering will be held to mark the one-year anniversary of the devastating wildfire in northeastern Alberta. Mayor Melissa Blake says dawn-to-dusk gathering on May 3 at Snye Park in Fort McMurray allows friends and neighbours to come together, reflect, and share in […]

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Deadline passes for Conservative leadership rivals to sign up new members – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 29, 2017 OTTAWA _ The deadline for Conservative leadership contenders to sign up new members has passed. Kevin O’Leary was among the first out of the blocks to declare his membership total after the midnight cut-off, with an email blast declaring he had enlisted 33,336 members in 69 days. Lisa Raitt told […]

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Goldcorp to acquire Exeter Resource Corporation

VANCOUVER, March 28, 2017 /CNW/ – GOLDCORP INC. (TSX: G, NYSE: GG) (the “Company”) and Exeter Resource Corporation (“Exeter”) (TSX: XRC, NYSE-MKT: XRA, Frankfurt: EXB) are pleased to announce that they have entered into a definitive arrangement agreement (the “Agreement”) pursuant to which Goldcorp has agreed to acquire, by way of a plan of arrangement (the […]

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BR Mba MRI On Hold – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Mar 29, 2017 10: A project to install an M-R-I machine in the hospital at Dauphin, Manitoba has been placed on hold. An addition to the building to hold the equipment is about ready and the facility had expected the equipment to be up and running this month. But the provincial […]

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BGM Intersects 24.70 G/T Au Over 6.60 Metres At Depth On Island Mountain

New Veining Corridors Intersected at Depth in Shaft Zone TORONTO, ON – March 28th, 2017 – Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd. (TSXV: BGM) (the “Company” or “Barkerville”) is pleased to announce additional results from the ongoing 130,000 metre Phase II Island Mountain exploration drilling program at the Company’s flagship Cariboo Gold Project. The Company is currently […]

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Polling an important tool in Ontario’s public relations battle with doctors – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 29, 2017  By Allison Jones THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ Newly released data suggests polling has played a major role in the Ontario government’s efforts to sway public opinion in the ongoing battle with the province’s doctors, who have been without a physician services agreement for three years. After the Liberal government […]

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GOP infighting stalled health reform: will it stall rest of Trump agenda? – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 29, 2017 By Alexander Panetta THE CANADIAN PRESS WASHINGTON _ In the screams of a right-wing radio host came the faint whisper of a fractured political coalition. “Lie after lie, year after year, election after election,” Mark Levin shouted this week, in one of his inimitable radio rants. “They degrade themselves. They […]

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IDM Mining Completes the Sale of Its Yukon Portfolio to Strikepoint Gold

March 28, 2017, Vancouver, BC – IDM Mining Ltd. (TSX.V:IDM) (“IDM” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has completed the sale of its Yukon portfolio of properties, as previously announced, with StrikePoint Gold Inc. (“Strikepoint”) (TSX.V: SKP). As consideration, the Company received $150,000 in cash and 10.5 million common shares of StrikePoint. […]

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BR Liberals Pot – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Mar 29, 2017  OTTAWA – The federal government’s plan to make Canada the first G-7 country to legalize marijuana nationwide is creating political friction domestically. A number of provinces are expressing concern in the wake of signals that a federal bill to legalize pot will be introduced the week of […]

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Environmental groups vowing to fight Trump climate actions – CP

Source: The Associated Press Mar 29, 2017  By Tammy Webber THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO _ Environmental groups that have hired scores of new lawyers in recent months are prepared to go to court to fight a sweeping executive order from President Donald Trump that eliminates many restrictions on fossil fuel production and would roll back his predecessor’s […]

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Harte Gold Announces Significant Corporate Developments

March 28, 2017 HARTE GOLD CORP. (“Harte Gold”) (TSX: HRT / OTC: HRTFF / Frankfurt: H4O) Harte Gold is pleased to announce a number of significant corporate developments that will be instrumental in moving the Company forward as the next high grade gold producer in Ontario. Highlights: Harte Gold has staked an additional 32,592 Hectares […]

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Dozens protest the closure of provincial bus service in Saskatchewan – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 28, 2017  By CJME THE CANADIAN PRESS REGINA _ Dozens of people have staged a rally at the Saskatchewan Transportation Company bus depot in Regina to protest the provincial government’s plan to eliminate the service. Vehicles drove by and honked in support as people stood on the corner of Saskatchewan Drive and […]

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